Madison Bumgarner RUMORS & NEWS

  • A major extension might have to wait for Madison Bumgarner

    San Jose Mercury News "It’s become standard practice on the day Giants pitchers and catchers report to spring training: Madison Bumgarner tows his horse trailer to town. And he insists that he is towing no bitterness over his contract. “You’re asking me the same question my grandpa asks me: `When are you going to..." February 14

  • Team USA in talks with Madison Bumgarner

    Rotoworld "Team USA has been in touch with Madison Bumgarner about him possibly joining the team sometime after the first round of the World Baseball Classic. Bumgarner turned down the opportunity to pitch in the last WBC in 2013, but he would be quite a weapon to have during the later rounds of the..." January 03

  • Giants Have Had Preliminary Talks With Madison Bumgarner On New Contract

    MLB Trade Rumors "We looked previously at the comments of the Giants’ top executives following the team’s postseason exit, but it seems worth exploring one major long-term question on its own. As Andrew Baggarly of the Mercury News reports, the team’s leadership also talked about the possibility of a second..." October 15

  • Giants to talk extension with Madison Bumgarner

    Sportsnaut "The San Francisco may have fallen short of winning their fourth World Series in seven years, but it had absolutely nothing to do with ace pitcher Madison Bumgarner. The electrifying left-handed starter finished the 2016 campaign with a 15-9 record, 3.24 ERA and 1.024 WHIP in 34 starts. He then..." October 13

  • Bumgarner breaks 118-year-old Giants strikeout record

    Sporting News "In his last start, Madison Bumgarner struck out 10 batters, giving him 241 strikeouts on the season, breaking a 118-year-old Giants franchise record for the most strikeouts in a season by a left-handed pitcher. The record was previously set in 1898 by Cy Seymour. Seymour struck out 239 that..." September 25

  • Dodgers mock Madison Bumgarner with 'Don't Look at Me' shirts

    Sporting News "The Dodgers won't soon let Madison Bumgarner and the Giants forget about Monday's benches-clearing scuffle with Yasiel Puig. Dodgers players Adrian Gonzalez, Justin Turner and Kenley Jansen all donned "#DONTLOOKATME" T-shirts and covered their eyes prior to Tuesday's game, an ode to Bumgarner's..." September 21

  • Madison Bumgarner sets Giants single-season LHP strikeout mark

    Today's Knuckleball "San Francisco Giants LHP Madison Bumgarner broke the franchise record for strikeouts by a southpaw in a single season on Monday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The previous record of 237 strikeouts was set all the way back in 1911 when the team was located in New York by Hall of Fame LHP..." September 20

  • Tempers flare again for Madison Bumgarner, Yasiel Puig

    ESPN "The benches emptied Monday night in another epic battle between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers and team aces Madison Bumgarner and Clayton Kershaw. The confrontation started when Bumgarner fielded a ground ball by Yasiel Puig and fired to first for the third out in the seventh..." September 20